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Miss Colombia Paulina Vega Named Miss Universe 2015

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe in a live show in Miami Sunday night. Miss USA Nia Sanchez from Las Vegas was named a runner-up, …

The Invention That Could End Obesity

A Michigan surgeon invented an apparatus that he believes tricks the brain into thinking the stomach is full. His Full Sense Device could be a lifesaver for millions of obese Americans and raises questions about how hunger — our most basic human impulse — even works.

MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT: If only she was there...

MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT: If only she was there…<p>“I’m back in Mexico with my thoughts clear, my mind calm yet my heart on fire; I want to thank you for …

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Why United Is Giving Every Flight Attendant a New iPhone 6

Starting next year, 23,000 air hosts will be carrying Apple's latest smartphone in a revolution that will affect in-flight service for business travelers.<p>Now that travelers are free to futz with their phones from boarding to de-planing, why not the people who wait on them?<p>Last week United announced …

AutoMath Photo Calculator – Indie app of the day

What is AutoMath Photo Calculator?<p>AutoMath Photo Calculator is a mathematics application that allows you to take pictures of a problem. Once you’ve taken a picture, the app then solves the problem for you and provides you with steps on how to solve the problem. It’s currently free in the Google …

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The airport of the future

The airport of the future will be less like a sprawling bus depot and more like a large, sustainable park.<p>The number of passengers and aircraft are set to double by 2033, according to Jack Plunkett, CEO of Plunkett Research, a firm specializing in the travel industry. To adapt to the growing …

Combining The DNA Of 3 People Raises Ethical Questions

In a darkened lab in the north of England, a research associate is intensely focused on the microscope in front of her. She carefully maneuvers a long glass tube that she uses to manipulate early human embryos.<p>"It's like microsurgery," says Laura Irving of Newcastle University.<p>Irving is part of a …

The High Line Shop has a new pop-up kiosk in Chelsea Market (pictured below). There you'll find J.Crew tees designed for the High Line, adorable onesies, great accessories, and much more. The kiosk is open daily, 10AM to 7PM (5PM on Tuesdays), at 75 9th Avenue. Or visit the newly revamped online shop, which offers our full range of products: http://bit.ly/1u2FTQs Photo by Steven Severinghaus

China is on track to build high-speed rail in just about every corner of the world

<b>Updated Nov. 7: Mexico unexpectedly pulled out of its high-speed rail deal with China, citing “doubts and concerns that have emerged in public opinion.”</b><p>Beijing moved one step closer to its aim of becoming a global exporter of high speed rail technology this week when a Chinese-led consortium won a …

Flying to the US? Make sure your devices are charged

The secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has ordered the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to implement enhanced security checks at certain overseas airports, specifically those that have direct flights to the United States. Under the enhanced measures all electronic devices, …

When Is the Best Time to Buy a Plane Ticket?

<i>A:</i><p>On the Mount Rushmore of flight travel FAQs, this one sits between, “How do I get a free upgrade?” and “Where the blank is my luggage?”<p>Although far from an exact science, picking the right time to book is now less of a guessing game thanks to new metrics and services. This spring, the algorithmic …

The Latest Incredible Photos From NYC's New Subway Project

The MTA has posted another incredible set of photos from deep within the bowels of New York City. This latest batch shows the progress of the Second …

Out-of-this-World Planes Flying in Front of the Sun and Moon

Believe it or not, these spectacular photographs are not digitally manipulated. The series was an endeavor by photographer Sebastien Lebrigand, who set out this past summer to document airplanes as they flew past the sun and the moon. With the naked eye, the huge planes are simply dark specs in the …

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Paris just wants to be Brooklyn: A radical reinvention aims to fix the City of Light

<b>(Iakov Kalinin, Vadim Georgiev via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>As artists and young people find themselves priced out, or surrounded by chain stores, Paris plans a hip new future<p>Henry Grabar<p>September 14, 2013 10:00pm (UTC)<p>Something isn’t right in Paris. From the bar-tabacs to the bookstores, a malaise has …

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Articles about 5 disappearing and invisible walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

Disappearing Corridor is a minimal space located in Hong Kong, designed by Bean Buro.<p>Create a space that stands out.<p>Aldo Cibic, Yves Behar, Kelly Wearstler, Marcel Wanders, and Johanna Grawunder discuss their earliest design memories, favorite...<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in …

Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Coolest (And Least Known) Attraction

Forget Las Vegas or Area 51, Fly Geyser in Nevada offers much brighter and otherworldly sights at a much cheaper cost.<p>Source: ZME Science<p>Nestled on a …

The Future Of Flight: Planes That Never Need To Land

Perpetual flight is going, so get ready for planes that just keep going and going and going...<p>In 1883, Nobel laureate John Strutt, a physicist and the third Baron Rayleigh, put forward a radical idea. He had been studying the mechanics of pelican flight and proposed that the birds drew energy from …

The 10 Best Writing Apps on the iPad

Writing apps for iPad<p>As we gradually get faster at typing on touchscreens, extended writing sessions on the iPad have become much more viable. Meanwhile, developers of writing apps have made significant improvements to their offerings. Here are our picks for the 10 best apps for getting some …

How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …